- Posted February 27, 2014 by
Glenford University Seeks Opportunity in High Dropout Rate in Adult Education
According to a recent study, 51% o f the total number of students at adult education centers in Abu Dhabi have dropped out
THURSDAY, FEB 20: Adult education centers in Abu Dhabi recently experienced an unusually high rate of dropouts in the total number of enrolled students, giving Glenford University the chance to capitalize on this opportunity by providing students access to its highly efficient online learning system. According to a study conducted by Al Hosn University, the figure of dropouts hovers at around 51%; an alarming figure for Abu Dhabi which prides itself on being one of the few cities in the Arab region that places a strong emphasis on the need for high quality education.
Many of the reasons cited for this sudden drop in adults acquiring high quality education pointed towards several social as well as economic factors. These include a lack of adequate time to be allocated for the purpose of high quality study as well as scarcity of funds needed to fulfill the financial requirements of such education centers. “Many students, at this stage, are at the prime of their careers and are thus employed in jobs that require their involvement on a full-time basis”, explained a representative from Al-Hosn University. “Education centers generally follow a proper schedule of weekly classes involving assignments, quizzes and exams. Students find it extremely difficult to meet the challenges of both work and study; hence, many choose to discontinue their education.”
In light of these recent developments, Glenford University is gearing itself to fill up the void thus created by providing students increased access to high quality education via their state-of-the-art online learning system. This is to be done by creating a strong bridge between students and the University’s team of experienced student counselors whose sole responsibility will be to guide aspiring professionals towards a flexible and extremely affordable method of gaining high quality education. “We will appeal to students’ educational needs on the basis of factors considered most important or significant to them, i.e. flexible and self-paced study combined with low and affordable admission/enrollment rates”, explained a Glenford University representative. “Students in search of high quality education will be provided with efficient online academic programs that are tailor-made to suit their needs and preferences, thereby giving them enough time to cater to other obligations.”
Glenford University aims to raise the bar for high quality education by continuously pushing boundaries with regard to access to quality education. In so doing, the University claims that it is able to meet its objective of satisfying the right to quality education for every single individual. “Our goal is to give every student the chance to achieve their career objectives and become successful professionals of their respective fields,” adds another representative. “We hope this endeavor will result in the overall rate of adult education to steadily climb to a respectable level.”